Economically disadvantaged people have been trafficked into countries as sources of “cheap” labour throughout history. The International Labour Organization estimates more than 50 million people around the world are trapped in some form of modern slavery.
Tradetech and deep tier financing: How emerging technology can help supply chains meet ESG standards
Alex Gray, head of trade finance at The London Institute of Banking & Finance, explains why the staff at trade banks will have an important role to play in gathering and utilising ESG data from supply chains
In light of the current landscape, Trade Finance Global (TFG) were delighted to have the opportunity to speak with Liliana Fratini Passi, Managing Director, CBI, about how innovating and collaborating may be the way forward.
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG – PODCAST | Float or sink: BIMCO discusses eBL adoption, standards, interoperability
In a bid to diversify energy sources and become more eco-friendly, Germany has enacted a grand push toward natural gas.
The world of trade is changing. Increasingly, the topic of environmental responsibility is taking centre stage, with discourse specifically circling around how the finance industry can implement sustainability measures more effectively.
Conflict with Russia has created a multitude of substantial repercussions for economies around the world, not least an ongoing disruption within the global energy market.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) surveyed firms throughout Europe to gain an understanding of SMEs’ trade finance usage norms and their propensity to pay for new or additional trade finance products and services.
Despite high inflation, record energy prices, and geopolitical uncertainty, demand for trade finance SMEs is on the rise.
For the third day in succession, a test of the psychologically important parity level in Euro-Dollar is underway, but a significant layer of options barriers could yet mean the exchange rate closes above this level again.
What happens to global supply chains in the next few years could impact the outcome of the climate crisis more than anything else.
On Wednesday, the Russian gas exporter and bank Gazprom suspended gas flows to Poland and Bulgaria as the firm did not receive payment from the countries in roubles.
After record-high gas prices and extreme price volatility in Q4 2021, European policymakers are now warming to the idea of a procurement rethink
Among last week’s top stories, the Trade Finance Global International Trade Awards 2022, in cooperation with BAFT, announced that nominations are now open
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The UK’s post-pandemic recovery is weakening as inflation worries hit record highs, according to a new British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) survey.